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September 2021, Vol. LXXXVIII, Number 7

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Letters to the Editor: September 2021

Who’s in Charge?... A Top-Down Assault... Permanent Temps... The Precariousness of Life... Dissent Cloaked in a Veneer of Orthodoxy

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The News You May Have Missed: September 2021

Proud Polygamist... Bye Bye, Blue Law... Fish Food... Seasonal Delicacy... Kinda Cheesy... eGads!... Nouveau Farming... and more

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Sexual Abuse: A Personal Reflection

BROKENNESS, EMPTINESS & HEALING

By Agnes Martin

Does the hierarchy understand how much victims suffer? Could they even imagine what it must be like to have a child subjected to clerical abuse?

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Re-evaluating the Church’s Approach to Nuclear Weapons

TWO CHEERS FOR DETERRENCE

By Andrew Latham

Deterrence advocates acknowledge the intrinsic balefulness of war but argue nonetheless that the possibility of war is ever-present.

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Moving Beyond Nuclear Pro-Choice

DETERRENCE IS MORALLY UNACCEPTABLE IN ITS VERY FOUNDATION

By Julianne Wiley

The fact that some arguments against strategic nuclear deterrence are faulty does not permit the conclusion that there are no compelling moral arguments against it.

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Ministers of the Ecclesiae Mediae

REVERT'S ROSTRUM

By Casey Chalk

The public square is not naked but clothed by the “woke” ideology of our bourgeois liberal elites. It has its own "church" that pronounces on orthodoxy and heresy.

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What “Old Books” Have to Teach Us About Being Human in the 21st Century

LITERATURE MATTERS

By Michael S. Rose

Although we have more books available to us than at any time in history, fewer and fewer of us read great literature, distracted as we are by screens.

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Briefly Reviewed: September 2021

Here we review Liberalism: A Critique of Its Basic Principles and Various Forms, by Louis Cardinal Billot, S.J.

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Last Things: September 2021

By David Mills

Who knows what experiences help make people one kind of person or another, and what little change might have made the villain a hero or the hero a villain.

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